Sometimes conditional sentences can be a combination of two clauses each referring to different times. These are called mixed conditionals. The "if" clause is not the same time as the result clause.
Directions: Choose the correct answer
1) If he had won the election, he __________ living in the Governor's Mansion today.
a. would be
b. will be
2) If we __________ enough money last month, we would be going on a field trip this week.
a. were raising
b. had raised
3) If I were smart, I __________ bought those stocks last year.
a. would have
b. would be
4) If she didn't have a ride to work, I __________ her a ride every day.
a. would give
b. would giving
5) If they __________ to the concert this Saturday, I would have invited my other friends.
a. didn't going
b. weren't going
Directions: Which conditional is not being used in the following sentences?
1) If I had given him the message this morning, he would be auditioning for a part in the play right now.
2) If I had paid attention in class, I wouldn't need a tutor.
3) If he had been nicer to his co-workers, more people would be attending his retirement party tonight.
4) If I were going to the dentist today, I would be so nervous.
5) If she had passed the class last semester, she would not be taking it again next semester.
Quiz 1 Answers
1) a. would be
2) b. had raised
3) a. would have
4) a. would give
5) b. weren't going
Quiz 2 Answers
1) c. Future
2) c. Future
3) a. Present
4) b. Past
5) a. Present